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GOLD SPONSOR

Dechert

We deliver deep legal expertise and practical commercial judgement for high-stakes matters in sectors with the greatest complexities, intricacies and regulatory demands. Dechert is organised by practice area, not geography. Our 27 offices around the globe are seamlessly integrated. This approach allows us to deliver a team responsive to unique project requirements and provide the resources needed to complete work with speed-to-market execution. Our lawyers understand the current market place, as well as rapidly evolving commercial and regulatory challenge, making us a preeminent full-service adviser.

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Eversheds Sutherland

Eversheds Sutherland is a global top 15 law practice. The Lawyer’s 2019 Global Litigation Top 50 report placed our litigation practice as the 7th largest in the world with over 1,000 disputes lawyers operating from 45 offices in 33 countries.

We are at the forefront of disruption in the legal market, pioneering case management technology, alternative funding options and delivering integrated global disputes teams. Through our global coverage, team size and specialist areas, we can scale up or down to deliver the lawyers when and where our clients require us.

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FTI Technology

FTI Technology helps clients manage their information governance programmes and the risk and cost of e-discovery with confidence. We collaborate with clients to deliver strategic solutions tailored to their unique legal requirements – from forensic data collection to cross border e-discovery to fully managed document review services. FTI use market leading e-discovery platforms Ringtail and Relativity, both of which are well known for their scalability and performance, powerful review and analytics capabilities, the ability to search across millions of documents in seconds, and for having flexible production capabilities.

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SILVER SPONSOR

Augusta Ventures

Augusta is the largest litigation and dispute funding institution in the UK by a number of cases – with £150m of capital and a team of 85 in London, Sydney, Melbourne and Toronto. Our scale enables us to make decisions in market-leading timeframes and fund cases of any size. We specialise in creative, flexible and cost-effective arbitration and litigation funding solutions for law firms, businesses and individuals. Established in 2013, Augusta prides itself as being a leading financial organisation, with a dynamic team of experts, committed to delivering the best-catered quality of service for everyone involved.

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Consilio

Consilio’s consulting and services teams assist legal departments of multinational corporations and their outside counsel to respond to legal matters, reduce legal spend, minimize risks and operate more efficiently. Whether we are supporting clients with our eDiscolusre, document review or legal consulting services, we pride ourselves in delivering service excellence around the globe, wherever it matters to our clients. We are problem solvers. Our knowledge and best practices have been forged from engagements on thousands of matters with hundreds of clients, all around the world. That knowledge also fuels our own technology innovation in order to provide clients with greater leverage to solve challenges at lower cost, with lower risk and in less time.

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Shoosmiths LLP

Named National Firm of the Year at the 2019 Lawyer Awards, Shoosmiths acts for major corporates including a growing number of the FTSE100/250. Clients choose the firm because of the way it stays ahead of the curve, with market-leading initiatives such as its knowledge tracker Compendium, which helps companies plan ahead for legislative and regulatory changes, and its innovatory legal management software, Matters+.

In addition to core strengths in corporate, commercial, real estate, dispute resolution and employment law, Shoosmiths offers highly-regarded national specialisms in competition compliance, insurance, pensions, regulatory law, corporate re-organisation/streamlining (including M&A and company secretarial), and data protection. A network of offices makes us easily accessible to clients, with offices in all major UK cities, including London, Belfast and Edinburgh.

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BRONZE SPONSOR

Allen & Overy

At a time of significant change in the legal industry, we are determined to continue leading the market as we have done throughout our 87-year history. We will do this by ensuring we always challenge ourselves to bring new and original ways of thinking to the complex legal challenges our clients face.

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Grant Thornton

We’re a business adviser that helps organisations navigate today’s volatile markets, has a strong focus on quality and delivers insights to succeed. We help businesses to achieve their objectives. We work with the public sector to build thriving communities. And we work with regulators and financial institutions to build trust and integrity in markets.

We are part of the Grant Thornton network of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms, made up of 53,000+ people in over 135 countries. Whether you’re looking to finance growth, manage risk and regulation, optimise your operations or realise stakeholder value, we can help you. We’ve got scale, combined with local market understanding. That means we’re everywhere you are, as well as where you want to be.

Grant Thornton UK’s Forensic practice is a centre of excellence for financial crime advisory, investigations, digital forensic, corporate intelligence, disputes, cybercrime, accounting integrity and conduct services. The practice comprises more than 160 people, including cyber incident response, based in London and six other UK cities.

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Matheson

Established in 1825 in Dublin, Ireland and with offices in Cork, London, New York, Palo Alto and San Francisco, more than 700 people work across Matheson’s six offices, including 96 partners and tax principals and over 470 legal and tax professionals. Matheson services the legal needs of internationally focused companies and financial institutions doing business in and from Ireland. Our clients include over half of the world’s 50 largest banks, 6 of the world’s 10 largest asset managers, 7 of the top 10 global technology brands and we have advised the majority of the Fortune 100.

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CONFERENCE SPONSOR

acolad.

Acolad is the European leader in professional translation services and has distinguished itself as one of the most dynamic players in its sector. The group currently has a presence in 14 countries on three different continents (Europe, North America, and Asia) and is differentiated by its multi-local approach, a distinction that makes it the preferred agency of many international clients. The expertise and passion for language shared by Acolad’s teams extend across all of its services, including translation, localization, and interpreting. To ensure that each client receives outstanding service, the Acolad group has established partnerships with over 18,000 professional translators.

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DocuSign

DocuSign helps organisations connect and automate how they prepare, sign, act-on, and manage agreements. As part of our cloud-based System of Agreement Platform, DocuSign offers eSignature—the world’s #1 way to sign electronically on practically any device, from almost anywhere, at any time. Today, more than 425,000 customers and hundreds of millions of users in over 180 countries use DocuSign to accelerate the process of doing business and to simplify people’s lives.

The DocuSign Agreement Cloud™ digitally transforms how you do business via contracts and other types of agreements. By modernising your system of agreement with the DocuSign Agreement Cloud, you’ll do business faster with less risk, lower costs, and better experiences for customers and employees.

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CONFERENCE SPONSOR

Rosling King

Rosling King is a leading City of London law firm, offering specialist legal expertise of the highest calibre to commercial clients. A major focus of the firm is dispute resolution, and RK has resolved complex commercial disputes for corporates, private equity funds, banks and financial institutions for over 30 years, developing a wide range of expert services and specialist skills that can often pre-empt or avoid long drawn-out litigation.

RK is focused on clients and people, not status. Everyone in the firm is hands-on and there’s extraordinary attention to detail. We always present our advice in terms everyone can understand, with as few ‘notwithstandings’ and ‘prima facies’ as possible. Our lawyers work in teams, pooling their expertise to give clients quick answers, a clear point of view and fresh, effective, non-standard solutions. Insight, intuition and impact.

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NETWORKING SPONSOR

Charles Russell Speechlys

Charles Russell Speechlys works with clients in the UK and throughout the world. Our lawyers are based in 11 locations across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, through each of these locations, clients are able to access the full range of the firm’s skills and expertise. We provide transactional, regulatory, advisory, and litigation & dispute resolution services to major corporates and privately owned businesses. We have over 650 lawyers, including 170 partners.

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Irwin Mitchell

The expert hand with the human touch

At Irwin Mitchell, we pride ourselves in understanding people. We understand that everybody’s situation is different, be it business or personal. Whatever happens, if you need legal advice or support with your financial planning, we’re here. We’ll listen, get to know you and your situation, and give you all the advice you need.

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Lalive

Lalive is an international and independent law firm based in Switzerland, with offices in Geneva, Zurich and London. It is renowned for its expertise and experience in international legal matters, dispute resolution. Our leading litigation team has an excellent track record defending the interests of successful individuals and companies in all types of high-stakes business or private disputes. Strategic and pragmatic problem-solvers, our litigators have expertise in crisis management, anticipating disputes and working closely with clients to prevent them.

We are strong advocates of best-practice risk and compliance management systems and our lawyers act as strategic advisors, project managers and troubleshooters to minimise clients’ exposure to prosecution or regulatory enforcement action. Our high-level expertise has earned us recognition as one of the leading dispute resolution firms worldwide.

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NETWORKING SPONSOR

Schillings

Your reputation, privacy and security are paramount – so when it comes to a crisis or an ongoing need, there’s no room for doubt. Schillings is the only business in the world to deploy – under one roof – intelligence experts, investigators, cyber specialists, risk consultants, lawyers and senior people from the military and government. Operating as a single team, they can shorten the time between investigating a problem and solving it, deploying their combined experience to zero in on the source of a problem and fix it.

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Walkers

Walkers is a global, integrated and market-leading financial services law firm. It provides market-leading Irish legal, tax, listing and professional services solutions to domestic and international financial institutions, investment managers, private equity groups and corporations.

The firm has a considerable global presence with ten offices (Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Dubai, Hong Kong, Guernsey, Ireland, Jersey, London and Singapore), 115+ partners and 870+ staff providing a 24/7 service to its clients who are at the cutting edge of capital markets, aviation finance, investment funds and cross-border finance.

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